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OPIUM WAR [1 record]

Record 1 1986-09-09


Subject field(s)
  • Various Proper Names
  • Drugs and Drug Addiction
  • History

Opium War 1839-42 ... Great Britain, seeking to end the restrictions imposed by China on foreign trade, found a pretext for action when in 1839 China prohibited the importing of opium


  • Appellations diverses
  • Drogues et toxicomanie
  • Histoire

l'action de l'empereur, désireux de protéger les Chinois, amène la Guerre de l'opium qui mobilisa la plus grande partie de la flotte (...) .


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